Skip to comments.U.N. Accuses Netherlands Of ‘Islamophobia’ Over Burqa Ban
Posted on 10/08/2019 9:39:21 AM PDT by blam
A Dutch ban on the wearing of face-covering garments such as the burqa which came into place in August has no place in a tolerant society, a U.N. representative said Monday.
Tendayi Achiume, the U.N. Special Rapporteur on racism, said the ban reflected a wider consolidation of Islamophobia in the Netherlands.
As Breitbart News reported, the Dutch ban took effect in August, 14 years after it was first mooted by Dutch populist Geert Wilders. The new legislation makes it illegal to wear face coverings in public buildings and on transport.
From now on the wearing of clothing which covers the face is banned in educational facilities, public institutions and buildings, as well as hospitals and public transport, the Dutch interior ministry said in a statement reported by AFP. Failure to abide by the law could result in a fine of 150 (£137/$167).
Denmark banned the burqa outright in 2018, while Austria banned it in 2017, Bulgaria and Latvia in 2016, and Belgium in 2011. There are also partial and regional bans in Italy, Norway, Switzerland, and Spain as part of a wider pan-European pushback against the restrictive garment.
Despite the burqa being more and more widely banned, the Netherlands has now been singled out for special mention by the U.N.s representative.
This law has no place in a society that prides itself in promoting gender equality, Achiume said in a report on Monday after a week-long fact-finding trip to the Netherlands.
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a quick read sounded like “UN Accuses Neanderthals of...”
Islamophobia ? What to fear. Just because some people did something?
It is not a fear (phobia) but recognition of an antagonistic subculture.....
Did the UN accuse Britain of Christianophobia for saying that the Bible is HATE SPEECH?
So the province of Quebec in Canada should be condemned as well?
Islam is not a religion....it's a political system.
And is the UN aware that islam calls the rest of us “kafirs”, which categorizes us as having fewer rights than they do (to say the least about the concept of “kuffar”)?
The un has as its goal the eliminating of national borders and the establishment of a World Government. They don’t talk about it much, but that’s the plan. They don’t seem to be making much headway, however.
Trump should toss the UN out of the USA
We sacrificed our best at a tremendous cost to destroy Nazism so that the U.N. can be the softer ‘ism but with the same iron fist politically and globalist vision.
The UN that puts muzzies on or leading human fights committees.
Defund and expel the UN.
(F apple spellcheck)
How many times did our soldiers report finding enemy soldiers (men) dressed up in burkas to try to evade capture?
It’s a disguise.
I wish some brave woman would walk into a bank and clean out a few accounts claiming she was one of them... and dare them to make her take off the burka to prove it.
U S out of the UN.
UN out of the U S.
And make them pay their own bills.
Don’t like the burka ban? OK. We’ll just ban muzzies instead. Then we’ll ban the stinking UN too.
How do you like them apple’s?
Ha Ha. Banning the burka is an affront to equality between the sexes. Is that what I read?
I am dumbfounded. Apparently the UN considers the Burka a liberating piece of clothing for women????
The U. N. can’t go belly up fast enough.
A phobia is an unwarranted or unreasonable fear. It is neither unreasonable nor unwarranted to fear a system that insists that you be dominated, enslaved or killed if you reject it. Therefore Islamophobia does not exist.
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